Our thoughts are with all the families, students, faculty and staff at Peter Hobart Elementary School in the wake of yesterday’s terrible accident in Lilydale, and especially with the two families that each suffered a profound loss. We know this tragedy reaches beyond the school itself to affect the entire school district and the St.
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It’s the 20th anniversary of Children First and time to celebrate with free ice cream cones in Wolfe Park! On Sunday, May 19 from 2-5 p.m., volunteers will be scooping up free Sebastian Joe’s ice cream cones and kosher ice cream cones courtesy of Byerly’s. Sebastian Joe’s even created a signature ice cream flavor for the social– “Pudding Children First” – based on a winning contest entry.
Mother’s Day is quickly approaching and if you’re looking for suggestions about gifts to give or ways to celebrate, we have some ideas Art students at St. Louis Park High School have created some beautiful and unique pottery gifts that will be available during their ninth annual Pottery Sale. Now through May 12, the students will be selling their wares near the front entrance of Byerly’s, 3777 Park Center Blvd., in St. Louis Park. There are a variety of items and price ranges available. Proceeds from the annual event help fund studio equipment and art class scholarships.
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We’ve endured what seems like the world’s longest winter and finally – and legitimately – our thoughts can happily turn towards weekly visits to local farmers’ markets where we can once again marvel at a luscious array of fresh vegetables, herbs, fruits, local meats, cheeses and much more. If you are a fan of New York Times bestselling author Michael Pollan (The Omnivore’s Dilemma; In Defense of Food and Food Rules: An Eater’s Manual), you know how he has become a true champion for fresh, well-grown and non-processed foods for better health and better eating.
It seems futile to be a huge cheerleader for spring on yet another cold April day, since it seems to be taking its own sweet time arriving in Minnesota. However the day will come when kids can finally head outside to play in the yard with some new spring toys or will need new warm weather clothes after a winter growth spurt. So, think positively and visit the St. Louis Park Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE) clothing and toy sale on Saturday, April 20 from 8 a.m. to noon at Central Community Center, 6300 Walker St.
The young people of our St. Louis Park community are a precious resource and they deserve to be celebrated. On Wednesday, April 24, you are invited to the Champions Breakfast, sponsored by Children First, to learn more about the ways in which Children First has created a network of support for kids, through partnerships and volunteer efforts, as it champions the Search Institute’s 40 Developmental Assets among the young people in our community. Featured speakers at this year’s breakfast include Luke Johnson, a member of the class of 2005 at St.
It might not be here quite yet, but all signs point to the fact that spring is on its way. One of the signs in St. Louis Park is the Lions Club Bunny Hunt, taking place this Saturday, March 30 at Wolfe Park. Kids ages 3-8 will be scrambling throughout the park looking for colored eggs to fill their bags. There is also a Big Bunny Coloring Contest – the coloring sheets can be picked up at the Rec Center. Judges from the St. Louis Park Lions Club will determine the winners.
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